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alcanna


alcanna


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alcanna  \Al*can"na\,  n.  [Sp.  alcana  alhe?a,  fr  Ar 
  al-hinn[=a].  See  {Henna},  and  cf  {Alkanet}.]  (Bot.) 
  An  oriental  shrub  ({Lawsonia  inermis})  from  which  henna  is 
  obtained.